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Council changes purchase agreement for movie theater
'Living Well' workshop begins Oct. 3
'A blessing and a curse.' Saved from the rubble, Minn. plane crash victim won $27.7M judgement before judge reversed it.
After skydiving mishap, Army staff sergeant from Minn. takes on traumatic brain injury
Luverne DFL event is Oct. 3
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Prep volleyball: Luverne takes three straight from Fulda
Gophers RBs Smith, Brooks expected to return vs. Maryland
MEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota State Mankato picked to win WCHA, Bemidji State second
Gopher mascot runs over 7th grade Eagan football players at Vikings halftime
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Rita E. Kolander
Ruby Ethel Thurmer
Betty J. Hamann
Bill "Jockpot" Top
Delores "Dee" Hansen
Disheveled Theologian: Horror show!
Column: That would have been one great summer season
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
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Baby Shower: Carson Werner
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
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Special School Board Meeting
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes August 2017
Notice of public hearing
May 17, 2016
Judge sentences Balaton man to life times two for murder of elderly couple
WORTHINGTON — A judge Monday handed a Balaton man two life prison sentences, plus an additional 15 years in prison, for the April 2015 murders...
May 17, 2016 - 8:52pm
May 2, 2016
Senators back ‘granny pods’ for sick family
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators overwhelmingly support allowing elderly or disabled people, especially those nearing death, to live in small homes on family property. “Some aging Minnesotans are put in a position that their housing needs are not adequately met,” Sen. John Hoffman,...
May 2, 2016 - 5:47pm
July 1, 2015
Say no to fraud
WORTHINGTON — New victims of fraud activity come forward daily across the United States. Frauds range from mail fraud to Medicare fraud to...
July 1, 2015 - 8:31pm
June 4, 2015
Bail set at $1 million for 1987 Virginia homicide suspect
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Bail was set at $1 million Thursday for an Iron Range man accused of killing an elderly woman more than 27 years ago. Bruce Wayne Cameron, 44, of Virginia was arraigned in State District Court on a second-degree murder charge in the 1987 slaying of 83-year-old...
June 4, 2015 - 9:29pm
March 17, 2015
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton proposed hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending for education and families Tuesday, leaving some senior citizens’ advocates disappointed with what they said is a too-small increase. The governor’s $866 million proposed budget increase...
March 17, 2015 - 9:53pm
January 21, 2015
Nursing home officials say lack of state funds hurts residents
ST. PAUL — Minnesota nursing home workers can earn more money by working at Fleet Farm, Dairy Queen and a sugar beet processing plant than...
January 21, 2015 - 8:32pm
January 20, 2015
Minnesota looks at new nursing home funding method
ST. PAUL — Minnesota will do a better job caring for its senior citizens if nursing homes are paid based on their quality of care and the area’s average pay, backers of a nursing home funding reform bill say. Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, and Sen. Tony Lourey, D-Kerrick,...
January 20, 2015 - 7:36pm
December 26, 2014
Elderly, disabled care top priorities
ST. PAUL — The top priority for many rural Minnesota legislators is to improve state funding sent to elderly and disabled care programs. House...
December 26, 2014 - 9:24pm
September 4, 2014
Minnesota must prepare for ‘age wave’
DETROIT LAKES — Minnesotans are getting older, and the costs of caring for seniors and the disabled are going to rise fast. The state needs to act now to get ahead of the coming “age wave” by providing a stable funding source to pay for care, says state Sen. Kent Eken,...
September 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
July 24, 2014
Missing Minnesota park employee found OK after nine-hour search
SOUDAN — A “man-tracker” led the way to finding a 76-year-old employee of a northern Minnesota park who went missing Wednesday while picking up litter along a trail. The nine-hour search that began with Soudan Underground Mine State Park staff ended with the woman found asleep...
July 24, 2014 - 8:43pm
May 6, 2014
Police investigate murder-suicide
WORTHINGTON — Local police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place Friday evening. The Worthington Police Department received a 911 call at 9:55 p.m. Friday from staff at Crossroads Care Center, located at 965 McMillan St., reporting the firing of gunshots...
May 6, 2014 - 4:11pm
May 5, 2014
Beyond the tragedy
WORTHINGTON — A representative from the Southwestern Mental Health Center will provide grief counseling and group meetings with staff today at Crossroads Care Center in Worthington, days after an elderly man apparently shot and killed his wife and then himself in the local nursing...
May 5, 2014 - 7:46pm
April 14, 2010
Okabena man enters guilty plea in sexual assault case
JACKSON -- A 90-year-old Okabena man pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree criminal sexual assault, admitting under questioning that he molested an 11-year-old girl last summer. Arnold Fred Hussong, who will turn 91 in June, entered into a plea agreement that will require him to...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Letter: House GOP aims to avoid cuts to services for elderly, disabled
On March 29, I sent a letter to Gov. Tim Pawlenty urging him to avoid cuts to group homes, day programs and nursing homes as a way to balance the state's remaining budget deficit. As I told the governor, Minnesota Republicans have always believed that we must ensure the stability...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Love lasts past 100 for South Dakota couple
Special to the Daily Globe The telephone rang Saturday morning, Feb. 20, as we prepared to go to the funeral of my husband's great, great uncle, John Taylor. Colin spoke on the phone for a minute, then came downstairs with an interesting look on his face. I glanced up quickly from...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am